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Teatralny Bridge

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TEATRALNY BRIDGE (Theatre Bridge, also known as Malo-Konyushenny Bridge, Troinoy, Trekharkovy), across Griboedova Canal, at the head of the Canal bу the Moika river. A three-span wooden drawbridge had been built here in 1769-81. In 1829-30, a cast-iron bridge was constructed (engineers E.A. Adam, V.K. Traitteur), which made up a single architectural-planning ensemble with Malo-Konyushenny Bridge (see Konyushenny Bridges). The bridge is about 23 metres long, 19 metres wide at the edges and 15.5 metres wide in the middle.

References: Лоханов Г. И. Предыстория строительства Малоконюшенного и Театрального мостов в Ленинграде // Вопросы истории, теории и практики архитектуры: Межвуз. тем. сб. тр. Л., 1985. С. 59-65.

D. Y. Guzevich.

Adam Egor Andreevich
Traitteur Vasily Karlovich (Wilhelm, Guillaume)

Bridges (entry)

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Krasny Canal

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Traitteur Vasily Karlovich (Wilhelm, Guillaume; 1788-1859), engineer, bridge builder

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